First-Year Academic Calendar

First-Year Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 
Courses: Intro to Global Health I, Hebrew Language, Medical Ethics, Emergency Medicine, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Immunology, Clinical Day, Histology, Biostatistics, Microbiology I and Global Health Modules
DateEvent
Wednesday, July 26Fall semester begins
Tuesday, August 19 of Av (break)
Wednesday, September 20-Friday, September 22Rosh Hashanah (break)
Friday, September 29-Saturday, September 30Yom Kippur (break)
Tuesday, October 3Travel day (break)
Wednesday, October 4-Wednesday, October 11Succoth (break)
Thursday, October 12Simhat — Torah (break)
Sunday, October 15Travel day (break)
Thursday, October 26Physicians Oath Ceremony
Tuesday, December 5- Thursday, December 21Examinations period
Friday, December 22-Wednesday, January 3Winter break
Spring 2018 
Courses: Microbiology II, Pharmacology, Pathology, Intro to Global Health II, Epidemiology, Hebrew Language, Global Health Modules, Mind and Body, Genetics, Clinical Medicine, Physiology, Endocrine System, Hematology System, Intro to Oncology
DateEvent
Thursday, January 4Spring semester begins
Thursday, March 1 Purim (break)
Thursday, March 29Travel day (break)
Friday, March 30-Friday, April 6Passover (break)
Sunday, April 8Travel day (break)
Tuesday, April 10- Tuesday, April 24Examinations period
Wednesday, April 25Global Health Gala
Saturday, May 19- Sunday, May 20Shavout (break)
Tuesday, May 22Faculty of Health Sciences Day (student-led activities)
Wednesday, May 30Student Day (break)
Sunday, June 17Spring semester ends